GRCC In the News, 5-28-14

How GRCC’s Board of Trustees rated President Steve Enders performance

May 27, 2014; MLive

GRAND RAPIDS, MI – Grand Rapids Community College President Steven Ender is a highly effective leader, and is helping the school accomplish goals ranging from student satisfaction to improving transfer rates to four-year schools.

Grand Rapids Community Foundations Challenge Scholars & Partners

May 27, 2014; WOOD TV

The Challenge Scholars Program relies on partnerships to help students achieve their dreams.

… College partners like Aquinas College, Ferris State University, Grand Rapids Community College, and Grand Valley State University have provided scholarship packages to our Challenge Scholars.

Davenport’s EJ Grochowalski named Capital One Academic All-America of the Year

May 27, 2014; MLive

YOUNG HARRIS, Ga. — Davenport baseball graduate EJ Grochowalski had well understood the balance between the academics and athletics during his senior year, and for that the College Sports Information Directors of America selected the first baseman its Capital One Academic All-America of the Year award Tuesday. The 11-man Capital One All-America College Division Baseball First Team is comprised of student-athletes from the NAIA, Canadian and two-year institutions and must own a 3.85 grade-point average.

Grochowalski, who transferred to Davenport from Grand Rapids Community College before the start of the 2013 season, graduated with a perfect 4.0 GPA in finance last month.

Watts to pilot John Glenn cagers

May 28, 2014; Observer & Eccentric (Farmington Hills)

Rod Watts established a winning track record during his seven seasons as boys basketball coach at Lansing Eastern and hopes parlay that same success at Westland John Glenn.

… Watts is a graduate of Lansing Waverly H.S. and played football at Grand Rapids Community College before a knee injury cut short his playing career.

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